AVM volume 7, issue 1, P3-9 2015 DOI: 10.46784/e-avm.v7i1.119 View full text
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Branka Vidić, Sara Savić, Živoslav Grgić, Ljiljana Suvajdžić, Nadežda Prica

Abstract: Within the multifactorial etiology of respiratory infections in cattle, Mycoplasmae play an important role. Most of the Mycoplasma microorganisms play a minor role in the development of the infections in cattle, contrary to Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) that is commonly the primary agent of the disease. Respiratory tract mucosa is the primary colonization site of M. bovis in cattle. Colonization of the upper respiratory tract of calves with M.bovis oft en occurs within the fi rst few weeks of life. Animals with …

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